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Donkiesbaai Steen 2015

The Steen under the Donkiesbaai label from a Piekenierskloof vineyard planted in 1979 is quickly becoming one of my very favourite. The recently released...

Vriesenhof Grenache 2014

The Grenache as made by Stellenbosch cellar Vriesenhof from Piekenierskloof grapes has always be a wine of restraint and the 2014 is no exception. Matured...

Piekenierskloof Grenache 2014

Piekenierskloof Wine Company, previously Citrusdal Wines, is co-owned by the renowned Charles Back, some 700ha of vineyard in the Olifants River region under cultivation. The...

The Old Vine Series Soldaat 2014

“Unlike the usual full-bodied style of Grenache, this wine rather displays the elegant characteristics of the grape,” reads the back label of Soldaat 2014,...

Tim James: Some winelands myths debunked

Where do people find their strange ideas and fragments of historical misinformation? I daresay I have one or two cranky and mistaken notions of...

Neil Ellis Grenache 2012

It was International Grenache Day this past Friday and to mark the occasion Neil Ellis Wines hosted a vertical tasting of its wine from...

Tierhoek Grenache 2011

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Vriesenhof Grenache 2010

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